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Jean Stringam's Biography

Member Info

Provo, Utah
Mar 2012

Skating, skiing, sisters, horses, music, cats, snow, and books surrounded Jean Stringam as she grew up in Alberta, Canada. She loves swapping stories with her family, making music, and exploring somewhere new. Her road to authorship includes many episodes in the trenches of experience—as parent, piano teacher, on-screen talent, and professor. You can visit her at http://jeanstringam.com.

Influences

When I need a kick-in-the-pants re creative language use, I read a little Shakespeare.  When I want to gauge the effectiveness of my plot line, I read a little Orson Scott Card.  When I want to dream with words, I read a little Dylan Thomas or Gerard Manley Hopkins. 

Upcoming Works

Coming Soon, Volume 3 in the Cousin Cycle.  HOW NOT TO CRY IN PUBLIC:  A NOVEL will be available in December.  Keep in touch!

Summary:  When Brenna Walker suffers a devastating emancipation her senior year of high school, her undercover search to discover the truth about her missing relatives reveals both the pleasures and the heart-wrenching realities of family life.

Agents

I'm going Indie now!

Recommended Links

Publishers

Dollison Road Books

Interests & Hobbies

Foreign travel, song-writing,